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Title: What is the best treatment for tinea capitis in an adult?
Author: Thomas, Stephen R.; Sherman, Christopher
Keywords: fungal infection
Date: 2009-06
Publisher: Family Physicians Inquiries Network
Citation: Evidence Based Practice 12(6): 07.
Series/Report no.: Help Desk Answers
Abstract: Both terbinafine and griseofulvin have been shown to be effective treatments for adult patients with tinea capitis. (SOR B, based on a single small trial and 2 case series.) Alternative therapies include fluconazole or itraconazole. (SOR C, based on expert opinion.)
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